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Three Chicago police officers charged in fatal shooting case

CHICAGO — Three police officers were charged Tuesday with conspiracy, official misconduct and obstruction of justice in connection with the investigation that followed the death of Laquan McDonald, a black teenager fatally shot by a white Chicago police officer three years ago.

With three words, Supreme Court opens a world of uncertainty for refugees

Fouad Dagoum fled Sudan after his village was ransacked by militia members who captured, detained, and tortured him until his body was limp.

Egg executives in salmonella case must report to prison

A father and son whose Iowa-based egg production company caused a massive 2010 salmonella outbreak have exhausted their appeals and a federal judge has ordered them to begin serving prison sentences.

Ten Commandments monument installed at Arkansas Capitol

Workers have installed a Ten Commandments monument outside Arkansas’ Capitol, two years after lawmakers approved a measure permitting the statue on state grounds.

A man helped a lost toddler find her parents, police say. He was smeared online as a predator

A man helped a lost toddler find her parents, police say. He was smeared online as a predator


Opioids could kill tens of thousands in the next decade

Deaths from opioids have been rising sharply, and overdoses already kill more Americans under age 50 than anything else.

A cautious Supreme Court sets a modern record for consensus

The court, which had only eight justices for most of the term, generally avoided making landmark rulings.

Family of slain black man sue city of Baton Rouge

The 37-year-old’s five children are claiming their father’s fatal shooting last summer fit a pattern of racist behavior and excessive force.

Sarah Huckabee Sanders clashes with media over CNN’s retracted Russia story

Sanders urged people to watch a hidden camera video of a CNN producer, despite saying that she couldn’t be sure if it was accurate.

Watch live: Senators speak on delayed health bill

Senate GOP leaders delayed the health care bill until after the July 4 recess.

Lockdown lifted at Alabama military facility

Officials said there were no confirmed injuries or arrests.

D.C. drivers get a new gender option on their licenses

Starting today, residents in the city will be allowed to choose “X”, the gender-neutral identifier.

Top Republican presses for $705 billion defense budget

That would be more military spending than at any point during the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Susan Collins says she doesn’t support GOP health bill

Maine’s Collins, a pivotal moderate, joined a small but potentially decisive Republican rebellion.

Judge considering national freeze on Iraqi deportations

Detroit-area Iraqi nationals fear they could be tortured or killed if they’re kicked out of the country.

Extreme heat begins to break in West

The high temperature was about 110 in Arizona, but that’s lower than it was at the peak of the heat wave.

SpaceX launches 10 satellites from California air base

The Falcon 9 rocket blasted off through low-lying fog at 1:25 p.m. from Vandenberg Air Force Base.

More evacuations in wildfire near Utah ski resort town

The fire has forced more than 1,500 people from their homes and cabins near Brian Head, Utah.

Ohio fixes sites of pro-Islamic State hack

The websites were hacked Sunday with a message that included: ‘‘I love the Islamic state.’’

Supreme Court to hear travel ban case; some provisions to take effect

The justices imposed strict limits on President Trump’s order while they examine the scope of his power over the border.

Trump meets India leader for talks on defense, trade

The president wants to provide India with more defense technology, but trade relations have been strained.

States must aid some church programs, justices rule

The decision concerned a state program to make playgrounds safer that excluded those affiliated with churches, and it had implications for all kinds of government aid to religious institutions.

Castile family reaches $3 million settlement with Minnesota city

The settlement came 10 days after the officer who fired the fatal shots, Jeronimo Yanez, was acquitted of manslaughter.

Carbon in atmosphere is rising, even as emissions stabilize

For more than two years, the monitoring station in Tasmania has been flashing a warning on pollution.

US mayors back plan for cities to use only renewable energy

The mayors voted on symbolic resolutions pushing back against President Trump on climate change and immigration.

Ed Markey demands apology from Kellyanne Conway for comment on addiction

Markey issued a fiery statement in reaction to the White House adviser’s remarks.

CBO sees 22 million more uninsured under Senate health bill

The figure from the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office may further complicate Senate GOP leaders’ plans to pass their bill this week.

Read Trump’s statement on the Supreme Court travel ban decision

Read the full statement from President Trump on the Supreme Court’s decision to review the travel ban.

Supreme Court allows much of Trump travel ban to go into effect

The justices will review the president’s executive order, hearing arguments in the fall.

Supreme Court takes on dispute over wedding cake for gay couple

The Court will consider whether a baker who objects to same-sex marriage on religious grounds can refuse to make a wedding cake for a gay couple.

Martin Shkreli defies advice to keep quiet before his fraud trial

‘‘I’m excited,’’ Shkreli said of the trial in a brief phone call last week to The Associated Press. ‘‘I can’t wait.’’

Castile family reaches $3m settlement in death

The mother of Philando Castile, a black motorist killed by a Minnesota police officer last year, reached a nearly $3 million settlement in his death, her attorneys said.

Professor who said Otto Warmbier got ‘what he deserved’ loses job

The University of Delaware says it will not rehire adjunct professor Katherine Dettwyler.

Senate leaders scramble as support for health bill slips

Opposition continued to build outside Congress, and two GOP senators questioned whether the bill would be approved this week.

Mayors say Trump immigration orders meddle with cities

Mayor Martin Walsh of Boston is among more than 250 attending the annual meeting of US Conference of Mayors.

Government websites hacked with pro-Islamic State rant

Government websites, many of them in Ohio, were hacked Sunday with a message that purports to be supportive of the Islamic State.

Crowd catches teen falling from park ride; no serious injury

The teen fell about 25 feet from a stopped gondola ride at an upstate New York amusement park.

Younger Republicans more liberal on immigration

Young Republicans hold significantly more liberal views of immigrants and immigration than their older counterparts, a poll found.

Army to reexamine impact of pipeline on tribe

The big question is whether the pipeline will be shut down while the case plays out — and if so, for how long.

Gay pride parades sound a note of resistance, and face some

Thousands of people lined the streets for gay pride parades Sunday in coast-to-coast events.

Where Trump zigs, Tillerson zags, putting him at odds with White House

The dispute between Qatar and other Arab nations has put the secretary of state in public disagreement with his boss.

Key Democrat agrees with Trump: Obama should have acted on Russian hacks

President Obama made a “very serious mistake” in not doing more about Russia’s intervention in the campaign, Adam Schiff said.

Gay pride parades nationwide take on a political tone

In a year when leaders are anxious about President Trump’s agenda, organizers in New York and San Francisco were more focused on protest.

A teen falls off a Six Flags ride — and a crowd catches her

A teenage girl escaped serious injury Saturday evening after falling 25 feet from an amusement park ride in upstate New York.

Key Democrat agrees with Trump: Obama should have acted on hacks

President Obama made a “very serious mistake” in not doing more about Russia’s intervention in the campaign, Adam Schiff said.


California governor stops parole for Charles Manson follower

It’s the fifth time Bruce Davis has been recommended for parole by a state panel.

To make sense of American politics, immigrants find clues from lands they left

Waves of immigrants from around the world have transformed Houston into one of America’s most diverse cities.

Supreme Court decisions near on travel ban, religion

The Supreme Court will enter its final week of work before a long summer hiatus.

California adds more states to its travel limits

The state will prohibit travel to Texas on grounds that it has enacted laws that discriminate against LGBT people and their families.

Work to move giant sequoia draws Idaho onlookers

The 10-story-tall landmark is in the final throes of a complex effort to uproot it from the path of a Boise hospital’s expansion.